Awards

Year: 2021
Publication: PMR.Africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Diamond Arrow
Award Category:
Top medium-sized law firm in South Africa
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2020
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Diamond Arrow
Award Category:
Business Sector : KZN Law Firms – Highest Rated
Survey Scope:
KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Survey – Leaders & Achievers
Year: 2020
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Diamond Arrow
Award Category:
Medium sized Law Firms - Outstanding - 1st place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2020
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: MICHAEL JACKSON – Listed for Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Award Category:
Mergers & Acquisitions
Year: 2020
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: RICHARD HOAL – Listed for Construction Law
Award Category:
Construction Law
Year: 2020
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ANDREW CLARK – Listed for Maritime Law
Award Category:
Maritime Law
Year: 2020
Publication: BEST LAWYERS INTERNATIONAL
Award / Accolade Listing: ROGER GREEN - Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law in South Africa for 2020
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2020
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: MICHAEL POSEMANN - Listed for Maritime Law
Award Category:
Maritime Law
Year: 2020
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ROBIN WESTLEY - Listed for Real Estate Law
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2020
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ALASTAIR HAY - Listed for Corporate Law
Award Category:
Corporate Law
Year: 2020
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ROGER GREEN - Listed for Real Estate Law
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2019
Publication: AI (Acquisitions International Legal Awards)
Award / Accolade Listing: RICHARD HOAL - 2019 Leading Construction & Engineering Lawyer of the Year, South Africa
Award Category:
Construction & Engineering
Year: 2019
Publication: BEST LAWYERS INTERNATIONAL
Award / Accolade Listing: ROGER GREEN - Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law in South Africa for 2019
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2019
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: MICHAEL POSEMANN - Listed for Maritime Law
Award Category:
Maritime Law
Year: 2019
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ROBIN WESTLEY - Listed for Real Estate Law
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2019
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ALASTAIR HAY - Listed for Corporate Law
Award Category:
Corporate Law
Year: 2019
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ROGER GREEN - Listed for Real Estate Law
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2019
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Law Firms - Excellent
Survey Scope:
KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Survey – Leaders & Achievers
Year: 2019
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Diamond Arrow
Award Category:
Medium sized Law Firms - Outstanding - 1st place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2018
Publication: BEST LAWYERS INTERNATIONAL
Award / Accolade Listing: ROGER GREEN - Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law in South Africa for 2018
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2018
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: MICHAEL POSEMANN - Listed for Maritime Law
Award Category:
Maritime Law
Year: 2018
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ROBIN WESTLEY - Listed for Real Estate Law
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2018
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ALASTAIR HAY - Listed for Corporate Law
Award Category:
Corporate Law
Year: 2018
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ROGER GREEN - Listed for Real Estate Law
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2018
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Law Firms - Excellent
Survey Scope:
Kwa-Zulu-Natal Provincial Survey – Leaders & Achievers
Year: 2018
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Diamond Arrow
Award Category:
Medium sized Law Firms - Outstanding - 1st place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2018
Publication: FINANCE MONTHLY - LAW AWARDS 2018
Award / Accolade Listing: Law Firm of the Year – South Africa
Award Category:
Natural Resources Category
Survey Scope:
South Africa
Year: 2018
Publication: 2018 INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY EXPERTS
Award / Accolade Listing: Award winner within South Africa
Award Category:
Peter Barnard, Partner: Construction and Litigation Law award winner within South Africa
Survey Scope:
South Africa
Year: 2017
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Medium sized law Firms – Excellent – 2nd place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2017
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Medium sized law Firms – Excellent – 2nd place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2016
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Small Law Firms - Outstanding - 1st place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2015
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Law Firms - Excellent
Survey Scope:
KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Survey – Leaders & Achievers
Year: 2015
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Diamond Arrow
Award Category:
Small Law Firms – Outstanding – 1st place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Law Firms in South Africa
Year: 2015
Publication: ILO CLIENT CHOICE AWARDS
Award / Accolade Listing: DAVID VLCEK – Construction Lawyer of the Year
Award Category:
Construction Law
Year: 2014
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Small Legal Firms – Excellent
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2014
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Law Firms - Excellent
Survey Scope:
KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Survey – Leaders & Achievers
Year: 2014
Publication: ACQ GLOBAL AWARDS
Award / Accolade Listing: Construction Law Firm of the Year
Year: 2014
Publication: ILO CLIENT CHOICE AWARDS
Award / Accolade Listing: RICHARD HOAL – Construction Lawyer of the Year
Award Category:
Construction Law
Year: 2014
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ROGER GREEN – Listed for Real Estate Law
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2014
Publication: BEST LAWYERS.com
Award / Accolade Listing: ALASTAIR HAY – Listed for Corporate Law
Award Category:
Corporate Law
Year: 2013
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Small Legal Firms - Excellent
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2012
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Diamond Arrow
Award Category:
Small Legal Firms – Outstanding – 1st place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2012
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Legal Firms – Excellent
Survey Scope:
KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Survey – Leaders & Achievers
Year: 2008
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Diamond Arrow
Award Category:
Small Legal Firms – Outstanding – 1st place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2008
Publication: Guide to the World's Leading Natural Resource Lawyers
Award / Accolade Listing: MICHAEL JACKSON – Listed for Natural Resource Law
Award Category:
Natural Resource Law
Year: 2008
Publication: World's Leading Energy Lawyers
Award / Accolade Listing: MICHAEL JACKSON – Listed for Energy Law
Award Category:
Energy Law
Year: 2008
Publication: PLC Corporate Real Estate Handbook
Award / Accolade Listing: ROGER GREEN – Listed for Real Estate Law
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2008
Publication: Which Lawyer Yearbook
Award / Accolade Listing: ROGER GREEN – Listed for Real Estate Law
Award Category:
Real Estate Law
Year: 2007
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Small Legal Firms – Outstanding – 2nd place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2006
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Small Legal Firms – Outstanding – 2nd place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa
Year: 2002
Publication: PMR.africa
Award / Accolade Listing: Golden Arrow
Award Category:
Small Legal Firms – Excellence – Joint 2nd place overall
Survey Scope:
National Survey on Legal Firms in South Africa

Overview Criteria :
 
The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:
• Accessibility of partners
• Added value
• Adequacy of range of services offered
• Africa affiliations
• Attention to detail
• Caring about clients
• Commerciality of advice
• Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
• Competence/thoroughness
• Delivery
• Ease of doing business
• Feeling ‘safe’
• Flexible approach to billing
• Follow-up
• General accessibility to firm
• Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
• Infrastructure/resources of law firm
• International affiliations
• Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
• Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
• Rapport
• Reputation
• Response quality
• Response time
• Specialist knowledge/expertise
• Success rate
• Technical expertise
• Turnaround time
• Value for money
The respondents also identified:
• Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”
• And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms

Companies and institutions doing the most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province. A law firm is independently nominated and is then rated by a random national sample of  respondents comprising of in-house corporate legal advisors, MD’s, CEO’s, financial directors, company secretaries and senior managers.

Overview Criteria :
 
The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:
• Accessibility of partners
• Added value
• Adequacy of range of services offered
• Africa affiliations
• Attention to detail
• Caring about clients
• Commerciality of advice
• Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
• Competence/thoroughness
• Delivery
• Ease of doing business
• Feeling ‘safe’
• Flexible approach to billing
• Follow-up
• General accessibility to firm
• Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
• Infrastructure/resources of law firm
• International affiliations
• Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
• Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
• Rapport
• Reputation
• Response quality
• Response time
• Specialist knowledge/expertise
• Success rate
• Technical expertise
• Turnaround time
• Value for money
The respondents also identified:
• Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”
• And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms

Companies and institutions doing the most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province. A law firm is independently nominated and is then rated by a random national sample of  respondents comprising of in-house corporate legal advisors, MD’s, CEO’s, financial directors, company secretaries and senior managers.

Overview Criteria :
 
The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:
Accessibility of partners
Added value
Adequacy of range of services offered
Africa affiliations
Attention to detail
Caring about clients
Commerciality of advice
Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
Competence/thoroughness
Delivery
Ease of doing business
Feeling ‘safe’
Flexible approach to billing
Follow-up
General accessibility to firm
Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
Infrastructure/resources of law firm
International affiliations
Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
Rapport
Reputation
Response quality
Response time
Specialist knowledge/expertise
Success rate
Technical expertise
Turnaround time
Value for money
The respondents also identified:
Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”
And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms

Companies and institutions doing the most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.
A law firm is independently nominated and is then rated by a random national sample of  respondents comprising of in-house corporate legal advisors, MD’s, CEO’s, financial directors, company secretaries and senior managers.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:
•    Accessibility of partners
•    Added value
•    Adequacy of range of services offered
•    Africa affiliations
•    Attention to detail
•    Caring about clients
•    Commerciality of advice
•    Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
•    Competence/thoroughness
•    Delivery
•    Ease of doing business
•    Feeling ‘safe’
•    Flexible approach to billing
•    Follow-up
•    General accessibility to firm
•    Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
•    Infrastructure/resources of law firm
•    International affiliations
•    Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
•    Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
•    Rapport
•    Reputation
•    Response quality
•    Response time
•    Specialist knowledge/expertise
•    Success rate
•    Technical expertise
•    Turnaround time
•    Value for money

The respondents also identified:
•    Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”
•    And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms

Criteria and Methodology:

The Finance Monthly Law Awards are open to any practice, individual or related sector supplier. Votes are invited from over 200,000+ subscribers to Finance Monthly magazine who are asked to consider their personal or institutional experiences when engaging with partners and firms, and to nominate who they feel to be exceptional in their category - using the online voting form.

This year we received 18,219 votes, the highest ever number of recorded votes. Only categories with a sufficient number of votes are considered for the shortlisting stage.
The shortlist stage involves examining and verifying all documentation and supporting text provided by the voters for their nominated individual or firm, as well as any supporting materials submitted by the nominee.
 
The criteria used and applied to the submitted materials and to the internal research, is:
Expertise, Responsiveness, Understanding of a business and its needs, Cost-effectiveness, Civility, Customer service, Reliability, Experience, Knowledge, Integrity, Firm capabilities, Involvement in significant legal cases & legal activity, Size (value) of involvement within transactions, deals & cases.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:
 
Accessibility of partners
Added value
Adequacy of range of services offered
Africa affiliations
Attention to detail
Caring about clients
Commerciality of advice
Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
Competence/thoroughness
Delivery
Ease of doing business
Feeling ‘safe’
Flexible approach to billing
Follow-up
General accessibility to firm
Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
Infrastructure/resources of law firm
International affiliations
Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
Rapport
Reputation
Response quality
Response time
Specialist knowledge/expertise
Success rate
Technical expertise
Turnaround time
Value for money
 
The respondents also identified:
 
Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”
And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms
The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:
 
Accessibility of partners
Added value
Adequacy of range of services offered
Africa affiliations
Attention to detail
Caring about clients
Commerciality of advice
Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
Competence/thoroughness
Delivery
Ease of doing business
Feeling ‘safe’
Flexible approach to billing
Follow-up
General accessibility to firm
Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
Infrastructure/resources of law firm
International affiliations
Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
Rapport
Reputation
Response quality
Response time
Specialist knowledge/expertise
Success rate
Technical expertise
Turnaround time
Value for money
 
The respondents also identified:
 
Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”
And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:

  • Accessibility of partners
  • Added value
  • Adequacy of range of services offered
  • Africa affiliations
  • Attention to detail
  • Caring about clients
  • Commerciality of advice
  • Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
  • Competence/thoroughness
  • Delivery
  • Ease of doing business
  • Feeling ‘safe’
  • Flexible approach to billing
  • Follow-up
  • General accessibility to firm
  • Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
  • Infrastructure/resources of law firm
  • International affiliations
  • Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
  • Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
  • Rapport
  • Reputation
  • Response quality
  • Response time
  • Specialist knowledge/expertise
  • Success rate
  • Technical expertise
  • Turnaround time
  • Value for money

The respondents also identified:

  • Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”
  • And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms

Companies and institutions doing the most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

A law firm is independently nominated and is then rated by a random national sample of  respondents comprising of in-house corporate legal advisors, MD’s, CEO’s, financial directors, company secretaries and senior managers.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:

  • Accessibility of partners
  • Added value
  • Adequacy of range of services offered
  • Africa affiliations
  • Attention to detail
  • Caring about clients
  • Commerciality of advice
  • Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
  • Competence/thoroughness
  • Delivery
  • Ease of doing business
  • Feeling ‘safe’
  • Flexible approach to billing
  • Follow-up
  • General accessibility to firm
  • Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
  • Infrastructure/resources of law firm
  • International affiliations
  • Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
  • Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
  • Rapport
  • Reputation
  • Response quality
  • Response time
  • Specialist knowledge/expertise
  • Success rate
  • Technical expertise
  • Turnaround time
  • Value for money

The respondents also identified:

  • The most important attributes required in a law firm
  • Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”

And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms

Client Choice recognizes those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients' business above and beyond the other players in the market. Uniquely, law firms and partners can only be nominated by corporate counsel.

Companies and institutions doing most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:

  • Accessibility of partners
  • Added value
  • Adequacy of range of services offered
  • Africa affiliations
  • Attention to detail
  • Caring about clients
  • Commerciality of advice
  • Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
  • Competence/thoroughness
  • Delivery
  • Ease of doing business
  • Feeling ‘safe’
  • Flexible approach to billing
  • Follow-up
  • General accessibility to firm
  • Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
  • Infrastructure/resources of law firm
  • International affiliations
  • Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
  • Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
  • Rapport
  • Reputation
  • Response quality
  • Response time
  • Specialist knowledge/expertise
  • Success rate
  • Technical expertise
  • Turnaround time
  • Value for money

The respondents also identified:

  • The most important attributes required in a law firm
  • Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”

And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms.

Companies and institutions doing the most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

A law firm is independently nominated and is then rated by a random national sample of  respondents comprising of in-house corporate legal advisors, MD’s, CEO’s, financial directors, company secretaries and senior managers.

Nominated firms and individuals that have had the greatest impact on the industry, and their respective disciplines, in their country.  In judging these awards ACQ Global have studied the nominations made by our voters and recognize that all of those nominated are leaders in their fields but the exceptional performances of some deserve recognition.  Recognising industry leaders, eminent individuals, exemplary teams and distinguished firms, which we believe represent the benchmark of achievement and best practice in a variety of fields.

Client Choice recognizes those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients' business above and beyond the other players in the market. Uniquely, law firms and partners can only be nominated by corporate counsel.

Companies and institutions doing most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:

  • Accessibility of partners
  • Added value
  • Adequacy of range of services offered
  • Africa affiliations
  • Attention to detail
  • Caring about clients
  • Commerciality of advice
  • Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
  • Competence/thoroughness
  • Delivery
  • Ease of doing business
  • Feeling ‘safe’
  • Flexible approach to billing
  • Follow-up
  • General accessibility to firm
  • Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
  • Infrastructure/resources of law firm
  • International affiliations
  • Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
  • Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
  • Rapport
  • Reputation
  • Response quality
  • Response time
  • Specialist knowledge/expertise
  • Success rate
  • Technical expertise
  • Turnaround time
  • Value for money

The respondents also identified:

  • The most important attributes required in a law firm
  • Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”

And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:

  • Accessibility of partners
  • Added value
  • Adequacy of range of services offered
  • Africa affiliations
  • Attention to detail
  • Caring about clients
  • Commerciality of advice
  • Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
  • Competence/thoroughness
  • Delivery
  • Ease of doing business
  • Feeling ‘safe’
  • Flexible approach to billing
  • Follow-up
  • General accessibility to firm
  • Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
  • Infrastructure/resources of law firm
  • International affiliations
  • Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
  • Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
  • Rapport
  • Reputation
  • Response quality
  • Response time
  • Specialist knowledge/expertise
  • Success rate
  • Technical expertise
  • Turnaround time
  • Value for money

The respondents also identified:

  • The most important attributes required in a law firm
  • Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”

And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms

Companies and institutions doing the most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

A law firm is independently nominated and is then rated by a random national sample of  respondents comprising of in-house corporate legal advisors, MD’s, CEO’s, financial directors, company secretaries and senior managers.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:

  • Accessibility of partners
  • Added value
  • Adequacy of range of services offered
  • Africa affiliations
  • Attention to detail
  • Caring about clients
  • Commerciality of advice
  • Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
  • Competence/thoroughness
  • Delivery
  • Ease of doing business
  • Feeling ‘safe’
  • Flexible approach to billing
  • Follow-up
  • General accessibility to firm
  • Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
  • Infrastructure/resources of law firm
  • International affiliations
  • Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
  • Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
  • Rapport
  • Reputation
  • Response quality
  • Response time
  • Specialist knowledge/expertise
  • Success rate
  • Technical expertise
  • Turnaround time
  • Value for money

The respondents also identified:

  • The most important attributes required in a law firm
  • Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”

And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms

Companies and institutions doing most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:

  • Accessibility of partners
  • Added value
  • Adequacy of range of services offered
  • Africa affiliations
  • Attention to detail
  • Caring about clients
  • Commerciality of advice
  • Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
  • Competence/thoroughness
  • Delivery
  • Ease of doing business
  • Feeling ‘safe’
  • Flexible approach to billing
  • Follow-up
  • General accessibility to firm
  • Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
  • Infrastructure/resources of law firm
  • International affiliations
  • Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
  • Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
  • Rapport
  • Reputation
  • Response quality
  • Response time
  • Specialist knowledge/expertise
  • Success rate
  • Technical expertise
  • Turnaround time
  • Value for money

The respondents also identified:

  • The most important attributes required in a law firm
  • Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”

And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms.

Companies and institutions doing most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:

  • Accessibility of partners
  • Added value
  • Adequacy of range of services offered
  • Africa affiliations
  • Attention to detail
  • Caring about clients
  • Commerciality of advice
  • Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
  • Competence/thoroughness
  • Delivery
  • Ease of doing business
  • Feeling ‘safe’
  • Flexible approach to billing
  • Follow-up
  • General accessibility to firm
  • Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
  • Infrastructure/resources of law firm
  • International affiliations
  • Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
  • Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
  • Rapport
  • Reputation
  • Response quality
  • Response time
  • Specialist knowledge/expertise
  • Success rate
  • Technical expertise
  • Turnaround time
  • Value for money

The respondents also identified:

  • The most important attributes required in a law firm
  • Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”

And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms.

Companies and institutions doing most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth and development of the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

The respondents rated the law firms across a range of 29 attributes, namely:

  • Accessibility of partners
  • Added value
  • Adequacy of range of services offered
  • Africa affiliations
  • Attention to detail
  • Caring about clients
  • Commerciality of advice
  • Commitment to transformation (BEE compliance)
  • Competence/thoroughness
  • Delivery
  • Ease of doing business
  • Feeling ‘safe’
  • Flexible approach to billing
  • Follow-up
  • General accessibility to firm
  • Independence of advice/handling of conflict of interest
  • Infrastructure/resources of law firm
  • International affiliations
  • Knowledge of client’s business and business environment
  • Number of lawyers employed (per matter)
  • Rapport
  • Reputation
  • Response quality
  • Response time
  • Specialist knowledge/expertise
  • Success rate
  • Technical expertise
  • Turnaround time
  • Value for money

The respondents also identified:

  • The most important attributes required in a law firm
  • Attributes required in a law firm when executing a “new deal”

And they identified and rated the services offered by the law firms.

CONTACT

DURBAN

Telephone: 031 536 8500
Fax: 031 536 8088

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
Ncondo Chambers Vuna Close,
Umhlanga Ridge, Durban, 4319

POSTAL ADDRESS
PO Box 913, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320

GPS Co-ordinates: -29.7215054,31.0810691

JOHANNESBURG

Telephone: 010 015 5800
Fax: 031 536 8088

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
4 Sandown Valley Crescent,
Sandton, Gauteng, 2196

GPS Co-ordinates: -26.10251,28.05077

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